One dead after semi veers off highway, crashes into woods

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wash – One person was killed Monday morning after a semi went completely off the highway and crashed.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Russ Winger said the crash happened on State Route 104 just west of Shine Road at milepost 12.

Trooper Winger said traffic was temporarily stopped both directions on SR 104.

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“This is going to be a time extensive investigation so expect traffic delays,” tweeted Trooper Winger.  “Extraction of the truck will be difficult.”

It is unclear what caused the crash.  No information has yet to be released about the person killed in the accident.